US Army Colored Infantry Regiment
  • Hadley, L. Papers, 1863. 4 items. Letters and excerpts from diary discussing cavalry operations, gunboats, and an engagement with black troops. Bio: Hadley served with the Union cavalry.

 

  • Townsend, Edward D., 1817-1893. United States Colored Troops Circulars, 1864. 1 folder. Printed circulars include: #60 (Aug. 1, 1864) re: surveying troop members as to whether or not they were free men by April 19, 1861; #49 (June 28, 1864) re: method to fill vacant officer positions; and #26 (March 21, 1864) re: mustering reports. A photocopy of Townsend's biography is included. Bio: Townsend was Assistant Adjutant General during the Civil War.

US. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 65th

  • Wadsworth, Albert O., fl. 1850-1901. Account and Journal Books, 1850, 1901. 7 v. Account and journal books, 1850-1901. V.1 (1850-1861) has addresses of Lt. Henry (Harry) S. Wadsworth of the United States Colored Troops, 65th. V.2 (1861-1865) has accounts, 1861-1864, and journal entries, July 6, 1861-July 5, 1865. V.3 (1861-1864) has accounts of Harry Wadsworth's U.S. bonds for Civil War service. Bio: Henry was probably a white officer in the USCT. Albert was a farmer.

US. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 99th

  • McCormick, Michael, 1836- Diary/Poem, 186u. 1 folder. Letter, dated January 24 (during the Civil War), from "Mike", describing the endurance of Michigan men in the war. The reverse side of the letter has a war poem in which five men from Co. H of the 6th Michigan Infantry are mentioned, including: Horace Herridon or Henderson, George Perrine, George W. Charter, George W. Jones, and Royal H. King. Photocopies of McCormick's and their service records are included. Bio: McCormick, from Charlotte (Eaton County, Mich.), enlisted and was mustered in Co. H, 6th Michigan Infantry in Aug. 1861 at Charlotte at age 25. He was wounded in action in May 1863. He was discharged to accept a commission as 2nd Lt. in the 99th U.S. Colored Infantry. He was mustered out and honorably discharged in May 1865. The other men were all from Eaton County (MI) and all members of the 6th Michigan Infantry, Company H. All but Perrine died of disease in 1862.